CBD-FM

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CBD-FM
Cbc radio one saint-john.svg
CitySaint John, New Brunswick
Broadcast areaSouthwestern New Brunswick
BrandingCBC Radio One
Frequency91.3 MHz (FM)
First air dateOctober 31, 1978
FormatNews/Talk
ERP80,000 watts horizontal[1]
HAAT395.0 meters (1,295.9 ft)
ClassC
Transmitter coordinates45°28′39″N 66°13′59″W / 45.4775°N 66.2331°W / 45.4775; -66.2331
Callsign meaningCanadian Broadcasting Corporation D
Former frequencies1110 kHz (1978-1988)
OwnerCanadian Broadcasting Corporation
Sister stationsCBAT-DT
WebsiteCBC New Brunswick

CBD-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 91.3 MHz from Saint John, New Brunswick and is the local Radio One station of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

History[edit]

Former Radio One Saint John logo prior to 2007.

CBD was launched on October 31, 1978 at 1110 AM. Prior to its launch, CBC Radio programming was aired on private affiliate CHSJ. A simulcast on 91.3 FM began in 1981 before the AM transmitter was shut down in 1988.[2][3]

Local programming[edit]

CBD currently produces news and current-affairs programs Information Morning which airs from 6:00 a.m. to 8:37 a.m. on weekdays.

Staff[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Julia Wright - Host of Information Morning
  • Steven Webb - Executive Producer, Information Morning
  • Megan MacAlpine - Associate Producer, Information Morning
  • Elke Semerad - Technical Director
  • Sarah Trainor - Morning news editor, CBC News
  • Tina Simpkin - Information Morning meteorologist
  • Rachel Cave - CBC News
  • Robert Jones - CBC News
  • Connell Smith - CBC News
  • Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon - CBC News
  • Peter Anawati - CBC News
  • Brian Chisholm - CBC News
  • Grahame Thompson - CBC News
  • Roger Cosman - CBC News

Former[edit]

  • Roy Geldart, newsreader for/co-host of Information Morning (now retired)
  • Hance Colburne, former host of Information Morning
  • Costas Halavrezos, former host of The Rolling Home Show
  • Jeff Collins, former host with above, then host at CBC Calgary (now retired)
  • Stan Carew (currently host of Weekend Mornings, produced at CBHA-FM Halifax, died on July 6, 2015)
  • Brent Bambury (currently host of Day 6 on CBC Radio One)
  • Harvey MacLeod, producer of MainStreet and The Rolling Home Show (now retired)
  • Gary Mittelholtz, reporter/host of MainStreet and The Rolling Home Show (died on March 15, 2010)
  • Jo-Ann Roberts, host/reporter (now at CBCV-FM Victoria)
  • Christiane Vianncourt, host of Information Morning (now with Rogers Cable)
  • Paul Castle, former host of Information Morning and Mainstreet/Shift

Rebroadcasters[edit]

Rebroadcasters of CBD-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet
St. Stephen CBD-FM-1 106.3 FM Query
Grand Manan CBZA-FM 103.7 FM Query

On June 11, 2013, the CBC submitted an application to the CRTC to convert CBAO 990 to 88.1 FM;[4] this application was approved on November 6, 2013.[5] On July 3, 2014, the CBC received approval from the CRTC to change CBD-FM-1's frequency to 106.3.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decision CRTC 2001-442
  2. ^ Decision CRTC 80-292
  3. ^ Decision CRTC 87-569
  4. ^ 2013-0844-5 CBAO St. Stephen, NB to the FM band, CRTC, June 11, 2013
  5. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2013-590, CBD-FM Saint John – New transmitter in St. Stephen, CRTC, November 6, 2013
  6. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-352, CBD-FM Saint John and its transmitter CBD-FM-1 St. Stephen – Licence amendment, CRTC, July 3, 2014

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